The Minnesota Wild are still scuffling along, sitting out of a playoff spot even after a 2-1 week. We take a look at some roster shake-ups and other news with our friend Luke Solberg (EvolvingWild) of Hockey Graphs.
Luke joins our show to discuss the team's issues, potential strategies to improve, and also these topics:
- Looking at the Nate Prosser - Kyle Quincey swap
- Investigating the thought process behind the Quincey move
- Are the new rules impacting the Wild?
- The sorry state of the Wild's depth
- Nino Niederreiter still not getting enough ice time
- Joel Eriksson Ek returns- will he get the help he needs?
- Jared Spurgeon's injury
- Matt Dumba partnering with Ryan Suter
- Jonas Brodin's rough season
- Is Nate Prosser going to block Minnesota's younger defensemen?
- Evaluating Ryan Murphy
- Why won't the Wild use 4 forwards on the power play?
- Minnesota's 3-on-3 OT changes
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